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impairment, mci , is five times more prevalent in men than william. women. more from dr. timothy johnson. >> reporter: a new study found that mild cognitive impairment, or mci, may affect more men than women. mci refers to the state between normal forgetfulness and the development of true dementia. in a minnesota-based study that involved over 2000 people aged 70 to 89 mayo clinic researchers found that 90% of the men had the memory disorder as compared to 14% of women. the study is the first of its kind to find the higher rate of cognition problems in men versus women who live in the same community. people with mci suffer from memory loss that does not interfere with every day activities and they are often aware of their forgetfulness. unfortunately, there is no proven treatment for it. researchers suggested that gender may play a role in memory disorder. that men may experience forgetfulness problems more gradually, and at an earlier age than women. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> what is the one thing that most email can't be without while staying at a hotel. we'
. it may be because of the male brain. finds that mild cognitive impairment or mci, may affect mci is a memory condition thatt3 happens even before the normal aging prrcess, that leads to dementia. they found the coodition was 1.. times higher in men than women.ú see, you have a good excuse. >> i do. >> medical exxuse. >> thankkgoodness. >> physiological..3 >> there you go. >> well, no excuses for the forecast todaa. it was beautiful. vytas reid is back with another >> i cannot remember. vytas? >>well let me remind you. here is what is going on with the forecast. beautiful day out there tooay. pleety of sunshine. in the mid 90s. seeing the southerly flow bring up the teeperatures. on h.d. rrdar righh now. looking at scanning the skies. nothing over baltimore. we have some activity back west. associated with a cool front headed this directton. taking down our temperatures a ú%t over the next few days. showers and thunderstorms are firing up along the front. stretching from erie, pennsylvania through eastern parts of ohio, down through southern ohio, chilocothe. it ooks likeethey
clinic finds that mild cognitive impairment or mci may effect men more than women. it's a memory condition that happens even before the normal aging process that leads to dementia. the study found mci was 1.5 time higher in guys than gals. researchers suggest these results show gender may play a role in this disease but they are not exactly sure how. i think a man may have done that study. >>> downtown baltimore there. closing numbers after break. mshore every night only takesn an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. >>> stocks closing lower following new worries about europe's debt problems. dow jones down 107. the nasdaq down almost 25
impairment compared to 14% of the women. mild cognitive impairment, or mci, is significant forgetfulness, but not severe enough to interfere with daily life. >> this was a surprising finding to us. >> reporter: what also makes these new findings so surprising is that women are more likely than men to get alzheimer's. fortunately, for leif, his wife's memory is still intact. >> i try to remember to ask him, daily, morning and evening, if he has taken his medication. >> reporter: doctors aren't sure why men are experiencing this memory loss more than women, but they're looking very closely at a possible clue. heart disease. >> when we look at the men who have mild cognitive impairment, they tend to have more of the vascular risk factors than women do, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking history. >> reporter: the good news is, these are areas where doctors can intervene and potentially diminish the risk of developing significant memory loss. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >>> and still ahead, we'll tell you why waking up could cost you >>> and still ahead, we'll tell you why w
impartiment or mci at a rate one and a half times higher than women. >>> and another new study shows quitting smoking could be harder to do than first thought. the data reveals that although u.s. choking rates have dropped in the last 0 years, very little has changed over the past five. bill keller has more. >> reporter: despite everything we already know about smoking, one in five are still lighting up on a regular basis. >> i am a guilty smoker. but i still do it anyway. >> reporter: but more alarming, teens aren't getting the message about the dangers of smoking, puffing away at virtually the same rate as adults. >> i think teenagers are a little bit different. they are aren't quite aware of are risks involved. >> reporter: this cardiologist says there is no magic bullet for quitting but if you can, you will reduce your risk of a heart attack by 50% after about a year. stay smoke-free for three years and as far as your heart is concerned, it is as if you never smoked at all. >> it is good news for people who say i have abeen smoking for 0 years. >> reporter: each year, more than 40% of smo
has six field care clinics and 25 pod trailers. we have seven m.c.i. trailers and seven care and shelter trailers and one medical examiner trailer and a number of triage surge capacity trailers. so, we have a lot. and number of departments in the room have graciously given us room to park the trailers. so that's been another example of the city working together in logistics. we have done community meetings. the next thing i want to talk about is april 12th to 18th which is this week, is national public safety telecommunications week. we have the dispatcher of the year award and we have two dispatchers that were honored. i want to thank chief gascon who came by earlier in the week to thank the dispatchers. and his wife came by today and bringed awards to the two dispatchers of the year as well as a letter to all of the dispatchers. i want to recognize the san francisco p.o.a. who contributed heavily and in their newspaper wrote articles about the dispatchers and the good work they're doing. as we move down the list, april 13th, i think you heard about the mayor's press confere
suffered from mild cognitive impairment compared to 14% of the women. mild donnative impairment, or mci, is significant forgetfulness but not severe enough to interfere with daily life. >> this is a surprising finding to us. >> reporter: what also makes these new findings so surprising is women are more likely than men to get alzheimer's. fortunately for leif, his wife's memory is still intact. >> i try to remember to ask him daily, morning and evening, if he has taken his medication. >> reporter: doctors aren't sure why men are experiencing this memory loss more than women. but they're looking very closely at a possible clue. heart disease. >> when we look at the men who have mild cognitive impairment, they tend to have more of the vascular risk factors than women do. such at high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking history. >> reporter: the good news is these are areas where doctors can intervene and potentially diminish the risk of developing significant memory loss. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> of course there's so many theories for the differences. jim our floor director had
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